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Twitter Is Taking Part in a Study To Reduce Online Abuse

Twitter Takes Part in a study to reduce online abusive When it comes to social media, you often don’t have to look far to find some toxic behavior. Safely hidden behind ...

April 9, 2018 at 12:22 pm by
Amazon Employee Jumps in a Suicide Attempt

Amazon Employee Attempts Suicide After E-Mail Warning to CEO

Move over Foxconn, there’s a new king of Kafkaesque, oppressive-working conditions-driving-employees-to-suicide company: Amazon.com. A distressed Amazon employee jumped ...

November 30, 2016 at 2:20 pm by
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Valve to Stop Steam Review Cheats

While for many Steam reviews are a place to write potentially humourous comments, for developers, the Steam review section is a great way to artificially improve your ...

September 14, 2016 at 12:15 am by

Police Looking to Help Support Victims of Online Abuse

We’ve all been online on those late nights, reading our favourite news or finding out the most up to date information about your favourite TV show when someone just ...

August 16, 2016 at 8:40 am by

Yahoo Taught a Machine to Detect Abuse Online

The internet is a wide and open place, capable of catching the imaginations and dreams of millions of people with videos, pictures and words alike. The problem is that not ...

July 29, 2016 at 11:55 am by

PINE A64 Creators Receive Death Threats over Kickstarter Campaign

The creators of the PINE A64, a Raspberry Pi-esque single board computer, which demolished its $31,416 Kickstarter funding goal, raising a whopping $1.7 million, have received ...

April 5, 2016 at 11:20 pm by

Street Fighter V Ragequitter Punishment Not as Effective as Hoped

Last week, Capcom revealed that they were aware of the issue of ragequitters damaging the online mode of their recently released Street Fighter V and announced there would be ...

March 5, 2016 at 7:30 pm by

Capcom to Add “Severe Punishment” for Street Fighter 5 Ragequitters

Street Fighter V’s online play has a big problem, rage quitters. Players who wish to retain their winning streak despite losing can simply leave a game or disconnect ...

February 28, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Microsoft Ends Unlimited OneDrive Storage Due to ‘User Abuse’

Microsoft’s cloud storage service has proved to be incredibly popular due to its unlimited data policy. However, reports from The Wall Street Journal suggest some ...

November 3, 2015 at 11:00 pm by

Twitter “Sucks at Dealing With Abuse,” According to CEO

A leaked memo reveals that Twitter CEO Dick Costolo recognises the company’s failure to deal with abuse on the social media platform, and that he takes full responsibility ...

February 5, 2015 at 8:58 pm by

Gaming Reviewer Contacts Mothers of Trolls

Alanah Pearce, an Australian gaming reviewer on the radio and on YouTube, has come up with a novel method of getting back at her online trolls and harassers. In a Guardian ...

November 29, 2014 at 5:08 pm by

Online Trolls Can Now Receive up to 2 Years in Jail

The UK government is ramping up efforts to tackle online abuse. Internet trolls are nothing new, but with more people spending more time online than ever before, online abuse ...

October 20, 2014 at 1:58 pm by

Woman Arrested for Child-Trafficking on Facebook

Every corner of Facebook these days has a local buy, sell and swap page and mostly you’ll find reasonable items on there that are harmless and have a genuine reason for ...

March 13, 2013 at 12:49 am by

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